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Re: [IP] Glucophage
> I would like to know if any IDDM's have been given Glucophage
> to help with control. My Dr. prescribed it especially for my
> night highs. From what I understand it will reduce the glucose
> produced by the liver and reduce intestinal glucose absorption.
> I haven't started it yet because I wanted to learn a little
> more about the possible side effects, especially lactic
> acidosis. I now pump 2.5/hr. from 11pm - 5am and still have a
> high morning reading sometimes.
> Any information would be appriciated.
Why would you not adjust your night time basal rate to reduce the
Have you profiled your basal requirements (see Pumping Insulin).
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